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IADMS 2007 - Abstract #102 - Preventing shoulder injury in male ballet dancers

Preventing shoulder injury in male ballet dancers

Author: Ackermann, Bronwen PhD, BAppSc, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia 

 

Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapment

This month's Case en Pointe involves the blood vessels and the nerves that pass near the shoulder. In the extreme ranges of motion these nerves can become entrapped and cause a variety of symptoms including skin eruptions and rashes, numbness and tingling in the fingers, pain down the arm and even chronic finger coldness.